Poetic garbage

I haven’t ever been to Mumbai, but these poems make me feel like I’m right there. Here are some terrific poems that capture the way one poet sees the problem of waste in his city. Arun Kolatkar from Kala Ghoda Poems. Mumbai: Pras #38 (2004) “Song of Rubbish” Grapes, as vineyard wenches crush them underfoot, aspire … More Poetic garbage

Trashy stories

For the last couple of Garbology classes I shared stories with the children that are part of the Garbology curriculum. Like all the activities in this curriculum, there are various levels of activities one can do with the stories in the classroom once you read and discuss them. The first story is called “Jala–The Plastic … More Trashy stories